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Core Mechanisms of Cognitive Behavioral Therapy for Anxiety and Depression: A Review



Core Mechanisms of Cognitive Behavioral Therapy for Anxiety and Depression: A Review



Psychiatric Clinics of North America 40(4): 611-623



This article reviews the extant literature on mediators of change in cognitive behavioral therapy (CBT) for anxiety and depression. The authors briefly discuss the efficacy of CBT for anxiety and depression and methods of mediation analysis and detection. Then the authors discuss fear extinction in anxiety treatment and cognitive change in depression treatment.

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Accession: 059552014

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PMID: 29080589

DOI: 10.1016/j.psc.2017.08.010


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